Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by Claudius, Aug 8, 2009.
You heard it here first.
I would go along with that.
Wow, that is one hell of a prediction.
Roger winning a slam? surely you jest?
My "Roger Federer 2009 Wimbledon Champion!" thread made Roddick miss the backhand volley at 6-2 in the second set of the Wimby final.
I suppose this thread will bring Federer similar luck.
Yes I'll agree with that! Give this guy a beer!
I hope so.
Was there ever any doubt?
Yeah! Vamos Federer.
Bold prediction there. You've got balls of steel
Feds the best pick at this point.. Not sure how Murray's confidence is going to be as he just doesnt seem to be the slam winner champion everyone expects him to be.. Djoker has NO CONFIDENCE.. ANd Nadal probably wont be 100 percent.
fed is the favorite for sure. Not a very bold prediction.
This thread wins
Amen to that!
pretty high chance...
You also said that Gulbis would win
Yep, the favorite going iin.
I hope this happens...
Federer if he can maintain his momentum
Djokovic if he gets his head out of his ass and plays his best tennis all year
Murray if he can maintain his excellent performance and consistancy
Nadal if Federer,Murray or Djokovic all die in a freak accident.
Where they dead at the AO this year? How about wimbledon 2008?
You'll be eating your words if he isnt..you might want to wait and see how the HC season turns out.
Fed's play on HC has dramatically declined.
I highly doubt it.Just because he won the last 2 slams dosent mean he's an automatic lock for the USO.Nadal won 2 slams last year...couldnt get the USO.
I have to laugh at you since you are a supposed big Federer fan who is a far bigger Federer pestimist than I am, and I am one of the biggest Federer haters out there. I even remember during Wimbledon your predicting him to lose before every match even with his joke draw, LOL! I one of the biggest Federer haters out there will go on record right now as saying Federer is atleast 60% likely to win this years U.S Open (unfortunately) all things considered, with the next most likely no more than 20%.
^I just dont take things for granted...as for the rest your post-whatever :roll:
What are your reasons for this outrageous prediction ???
Not good enough. Sorry.
Were they dead at the US Open 2008?
US Open 2007?
US Open 2006?
US Open 2005?
US Open 2004?
US Open 2003?
I sure as hell hope not....
This thread Sucks.
Watch when Murray, Nadal or Djokovic kick his arse.
But Maximo, You see, Us Open is played in best of 5 sets matches:twisted:
That makes hardly any difference.
These guys are fit enough to last.
They are physically, but mentally? In a 5 setter? Against Roger? In NYC? The city where the crowd is absolutely crazy about him?? Naah! Djokevich can expect the same treatment in Us Open that Nadal got at the FO against Soderling this year.
Djokovic certainly struggled with Federer in a 5 setter in Australia. Location has no bearing on how he plays.
I thought Donald Young and Alex Bogdanovic were the 2 most likely to win the USO this year. But now I've read this thread, I too think the guy that won the last 5 USOs and the last 2 slams might be favourite.
It would be great to see Fed win the US Open.
Lol at maximo claiming Djokovic and Murray are fit enough to outlast Federer. I assure you maximo, if Murray or Djoko are to beat Federer, they better do it in less than five sets, especially Djokovic, but Murray too isn't exactly the king of fitness.
They aren't fit physically. When was the last time Djoko and Murray played and won a five-setter?
As Jim Courier said during that AO-SF (a former world no 1 and a guy who knows the game fairly ok): "-Whats wrong with Federer, he looks a lot slower"
The crowd in NYC has not forgotten about his speech after he defeated Roddick last year, they will make his life hell if he is to play Roger on AA-stadium ill tell you that for sure.
It would be great to see Sela or Wawrinka win the US Open.
I agree, why do some ppl think Feds fitness isnt great?? I think he is among the top 6-7 fittest guys on tour
It is with absolutely no malice that I say it would also be great to see someone other than Fed win the USO.
Then i suggest you start watching the slams in year 2012:twisted:
Federer's growing a little beer belly. Saying Federer is fitter than Murray is a joke. Murray won against Wawrinka in 5 sets just to let you know.
This guy makes me laugh.
I wouldn't mind Andy winning it (either Roddick or Murray), I would really want for Gasquet or Sela to win it but that has 0% chance of happenning, so I would at least want both to make it to the QF (can happen).
I want Fed to win because after all I am a fan, but if he doesn't it wouldn't be a huge disaster.
Agreed, agreed and agreed. Will never happen though, so I'm keeping things realistc.
Err... if he loses to Nadal ESPECIALLY, then the FO and Wimby can be stripped right off him. :shock:
That's not how sports work.
i respectfully agree.
saying anyone else is fitter than federer is also a joke. 30 games into the 5th set at wimbledon and he was hardly sweating.
Murray has shown he can collapse physically. We've seen it time and time again, for example against Verdasco at the AO and against Roddick at Wimbly. Djokovic is even worse, his fitness is the one thing that hurts him the most in a lot of GS matches that go for a little longer than he expected. The decline in his game is very apparent too, his serve is just not going in, he's strting to DF like Dementieva, it's sad to see, even for someone like me who dislikes Djokovic.
Federer survived two 4 setters and two 5- setters at RG and was still fresh after all those matches. There is no player on tour that is fitter than Fed, end of story.
Well apparently, that's how it works around here
I dont know,with the deepness of the field , if Fed can win it but I have to agree that Federer's fitness is superb when a match goes to five sets.
But more than that its his conditioning that is better than the rest.
Roger played a lot of other sports like basketball,football and squash to improve his hand-eye coordination skills and footwork.
If you want to win more points without running too much or serving and volleying, Fed is the man.His point construction when he's on,is exquisite.
He also trains ridiculously hard in the off-season...(so much that his practice partners cant keep up with him and have to keep rotating) and paces himself when a tournament starts.
You seriously do make me laugh..
Nadal and Murray are much fitter than Federer. Just look at the AO final where he smashed him after the longest match ever against Verdasco.
Nadal is truly remarkable. Federer gets easy draws and that's why he's always fresh at the end.
Then it will be Murray. 2009 USOpen Champion and GOAT!
Nadal is probably fitter than Federer, considering the energy he expends during matches. How he came back after Verdasco match is beyond me. But I do also remember plenty of matches where Nadal was plain tired.
Federer on the other hand never looks tired. The ******* is starting to **** me off.
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